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A husband wife duo were arrested earlier this month after a search was executed on the couple’s home and drugs were found inside.
The Uintah County Republican Party Central Committee is now accepting applications for the Commissioner A seat that will soon be vacant.
Competition was close for the Mr. and Ms. Uintah competition held Thursday night at the Uintah Middle School but in the end both trophies went to last year’s champions.
While the Division of Wildlife Services plans to reset the fishery at Pelican Lake with a rotenone treatment this fall, the plan ultimately depends on water levels.
There’s no time to rest for the crew of Vernal Theatre: LIVE as they prepare for their final show of the season.
The Utah Department of Corrections investigation is ongoing after the removal of state inmates from the Daggett County Jail last week after allegations of misconduct surfaced.
A major Highway 40 widening project is underway in Duchesne County. According to the Utah Department of Transportation, U.S. 40 will be widened to 5 lanes from 6250 South near Myton to Pole Line Road in Roosevelt.
Executive Orders that would dismantle energy regulations through the EPA’s Clean Power Plan are expected in the coming days.
After a long two year break, the 2017 NRA banquet has finally arrived. The NRA banquets held in the Uintah Basin over the years have consistently been in the top 10 and top 5 in the nation, shares Committee Chairman Alan Bennion, which says a lot for a one night fundraiser.
6 month old "Gilby" needs a family. Uintah County Shelter S.S.D. staff say's he acts more like a dog than cat. Call the shelter at 781-7297 if you'd like to adopt Gilby.
Santa worked hard to be a good boy this year and took the opportunity to tell Sheriff Norton what he hoped to find under his tree. Clearly, the Sheriff's Office Kid Christmas Party was an absolute success.
The Uintah High Band marched in the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade earlier this month, experiencing a trip to Hawaii that the students will never forget. There were many somber moments when the students thanked veterans, visited memorials and learned about the day in history 75 years ago that changed the world.
Duchesne County Sheriff's Office went on a special mission for Santa on Thursday to deliver some presents to students at Con Amore School in Myton. The kids were delighted to see the special visitors and be the recipients of some Christmas cheer.
Despite a shaky economy, new businesses continue to open in the Basin, optimistic about the future. New car detailing shop Executive Importz, located on West Main in Vernal, had their ribbon cutting on Wednesday.
Commissioner Mark Raymond was recognized by the Uintah Basin Association of Governments on Thursday for his many years of service as Commissioner of Uintah County. His second term as Commissioner ends with the new year.
Mornings in the Basin this week have been plenty cold. Rumor has it the chill in the air and a little snow on the ground are signs of bigger things to come over the weekend. Get your boots on and shovels ready!
The community enjoyed another successful Breakfast With Santa event on Saturday. Many helping hands make the event possible each year. The Elks Lodge cook and serve the free breakfast. Ken and Rojene Bassett happily serve as the cleaning elves, keeping tables ready for new families. The Recreation District crew helps set up, tear down and whatever else might be needed in between. The local fire department brings a truck for the kids to crawl in and explore outside while the Litton family provides first class Christmas music inside, keeping the holiday mood merry and bright. Thank you to all the helpers who make this wonderful event possible each year!
The cast and crew of A Christmas Carol at Vernal Theatre:LIVE have been busy with costuming, sets and rehearsals and the show is coming together beautifully. With only three shows on December 16th and 17th, anyone wanting to experience a musical journey through Past, Present, and Future with Ebenezer Scrooge had better get their tickets soon! Musical scores for the show are from Alan Menken, the man behind the music of Disney Classics, and Lynn Ahrens, well known as a lyricist and composer in musical theatre and television. Get tickets at www.vernaltheatre.com
Meet 5 year old Paloma. Paloma is an American Bulldog and she's looking for a new home this Christmas. Uintah Animal Shelter SSD employees Heidi Heckthorn and Caitlyn Day stopped by the Basin Now offices to show her off. Paloma is cuddly, lovable and great with kids. She's house broken and ready for adoption. Meet her in person at the Uintah Animal Shelter 1387 East 335 South in Naples. 435-781-7297. Oh, by the way, Paloma means dove in Spanish.
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